It is in Serdika, a small and pretty orthodox cathedral of the tenth century. Recommended for families and children.
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This church takes a prominent place at the end of the Main Street in Sofia (Vitosha Street). It is a stunning building and the real beauty is the internal art work and architecture. You can literally sit in Vitosha Street and look one way to...More
When I visited, a funeral was taking place. It is an impressive church, which had to be rebuilt after a terrorist attack in 1925, which killed 120 people. It is a reminder that terrorism in not only a phenomenon of our age.
It's an interesting old church, almost Byzantine structure. Like many churches here, there's a golden altar. It seems that the central figure here is Mary, with various depictions where she is the focus.
We stopped at this church on our Free Sofia Walking Tour. It is easy to find if you are walking along Vitosha Boulevard. Our guide went into great detail about the interesting history of this building.
A church full with frescos of members of its hierarchy who have been declared saints (by the same hierarchy). In 1925 the church was targeted by opponents of the monarchist regime. They succeeded in putting explosives under the church roof causing a lot of destruction...More
Located at the start of Vitosha Boulevard, a very beautiful church. Entrance is free but it cost 5 Lev to take photos (you will be given a receipt at the kiosk.) You can also purchase souvenirs and candles to light and place (one candle is...More
Probably built in 10th century, the church remained wooden until the 19th century. Then it was renovated several times, most notable - after 1925 bombing assault. Today it's one of the main Eastern Orthodox churches and famous tourist attraction. P.S. You have to pay if...More
Another stop at an old church on the Free city Tour of Sofia with an interesting incident in history of one of the first acts of terrorism. Explosives were planted on the roof of the church to be exploded once the head of state arrived....More